Lifeboat Called To French Yacht In Porthcressa

The St Mary’s lifeboat was called to the aid of a yacht in Porthcressa Bay this morning.

An onlooker on the beach called Falmouth Coastguard shortly after 10am to report that the French yacht Nossi was in trouble.

RNLB The Whiteheads attended the scene and towed the yacht into St Mary’s harbour.

PC Mat Collier on Porthcressa Beach helped communicate in French with the yacht’s crew.

French speaker, PC Mat Collier, helped communicate with the crew